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PLACE Program featured in Edutopia blog
Posted 01/12/2017 11:00AM


For her new blog post on Edutopia, journalist and author Suzie Boss focuses on Catlin Gabel’s PLACE program, which she praises as “experiential, project-based, interdisciplinary, and inquiry-driven, with deliberately diverse groups of students investigating real issues for real clients from the local community.” 

Read the blog in Edutopia.

Learn more about PLACE.

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